Monthly Archives: September 2013

Designing Accessible Technology

Rapid and unprecedented population ageing poses a serious social and economic challenge across the developed world. Shifts in dependency ratios point to escalating welfare and pensions costs which require radical and imaginative responses from Government and industry. The key to … Continue reading

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The Culture of Design

What is the social impact of design? How do culture and economics shape the objects and spaces we take for granted? How do design objects, designers, producers and consumers interrelate to create experience? How do new networks of communication and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Information Systems: Enabling and Transforming Business

The goal of Rainer, Intro IS 4e, is to teach all business majors, especially undergraduate ones, how to use information technology to master their current or future jobs and to help ensure the success of their organization.  To accomplish this … Continue reading

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Wireless Sensor and Ad Hoc Networks Under Diversified Network Scenarios

Due to significant advantages, including convenience, efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the implementation and use of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks have gained steep growth in recent years. This timely book presents the current state-of-the-art in these popular technologies, providing you … Continue reading

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Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Reflecting the latest developments from the information security field, best-selling Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, 4e provides the most current coverage available while thoroughly preparing readers for the CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 certification exam. Its comprehensive introduction to practical network … Continue reading

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Information Technology for Management: Advancing Sustainable, Profitable Business Growth, 9th edition

Information Technology for Management by Turban, Volonino & Wood engages students with up-to-date coverage of the most important IT trends today.  Over the years, this leading IT textbook had distinguished itself with an emphasis on illustrating the use of cutting edge … Continue reading

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Think Like a Programmer

The real challenge of programming isn’t learning a language’s syntax—it’s learning to creatively solve problems so you can build something great. In this one-of-a-kind text, author V. Anton Spraul breaks down the ways that programmers solve problems and teaches you … Continue reading

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Private Rights and Public Problems: The Global Economics of Intellectual Property in the 21st Century

Intellectual property rights (IPRs)—patents, copyrights, and trademarks—have moved from an arcane area of legal analysis and a policy backwater to the forefront of global economic policymaking. Apple and Samsung’s patent battle illustrates the importance of IPRs and how they impact … Continue reading

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Photoshop CS6 Unlocked: 101 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

What will I learn? Getting started with CS6: Learn all the basic skills, steps, and tasks. Designing Backgrounds: Produce seamless tiling and backgrounds. Creating Buttons: Design a range of great looking icons. Working with Text: Enhance, combine, and adjust images for the Web. Designing … Continue reading

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Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters

Whether we want to improve education or cut crime, to enhance public health or to generate clean energy, we need the experimental methods of science – the best tool humanity has yet developed for working out what works. Yet from … Continue reading

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